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ARMED MEN ATTACKS POLYTECHNIC STAFF QUARTERS IN KADUNA

Armed men suspected to be kidnappers have attacked the staff quarters of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic Zaria in Kaduna State. 

The spokesman of Kaduna State police command, Mohammed Jalige reported that the armed men attacked the Polytechnic around 10pm on Saturday and headed straight to the staff quarters where they shot one person and abducted three others.

Sanusi Hassan is the victim that was shot while two of his children were kidnapped by the gunmen.

Hassan was shot while trying to escape from being kidnapped.

Another victim of the attack is the Head of Engineering Department, Bello Atiku who was abducted by gunmen.

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The incident is coming barely a week after the school resumed for academic activities following a long break due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The police spokesperson, however, assured that security operatives have launched a search of the kidnappers with the aim of rescuing the victims and bringing justice to the criminals.

Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic is an institution with its main campus located along Kaduna-Zaria road with additional campuses at Tudun Wada Gaskiya, and Samaru Kataf, in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.